Minneapolis Former Fire Station_ 23 (1906-1946) and Apparatus
    

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Minneapolis Station 23 (1906-1946)
and Apparatus (if available)

 




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3524 Hennepin Ave South, mid-block, doors face East (44x100ft)

 

Station faces East

Current (2004) occupancy is a multiple private residence

  • June 1, 1906 Engine 23 and Ladder 7 now in service
  • December 22,1915 Ladder 7 moved to Station 15
  • May 12, 1921 Engine 23 crew to Station 8 as Hose 23, Station closed
  • February 19, 1922 Engine 23 back in service at Station 23
  • February 24, 1925 Chemical 2 replaces Engine 23
  • December 31, 1928 Engine23 replaces Chemical 2
  • December 2, 1929 Ladder 5 moved from 8's when Ladder 12 closed at Sta 28
  • December 10, 1934 Laddder 5 moved back to Station 8 when Comb 27 in
  • May, 1939 Engine 8 & Laddder 5 in 23's while new Station built
  • February, 1940 Engine 8 & Ladder 5 to new Station 8
  • September 1, 1946 Engine 23 disbanded, Station closed at 8AM Men to 24s

 



Photo source: Unknown




Photo source: Unknown

 
Map of Station location from 1912 Sanborn Maps, Vol. 1, Sheet 48
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Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

  Station 23 circa 1935  



Photo source: Minnesota Historical Society

  Station 23 after its active service served as the Headquarters for the Minneapolis Fire Reserve  



Photo source: Brown Collection

Ladder 7,  1907 MFD City Service #4 54ft. Ladde  
  • Driver John McMillan
  • Captain Phil Canterbury
  • Jule Bryson
  • George Foley
  • Frank Marber
  • Mike Rinehart
  • Barney Williams



Photo source: Brown Collection

Engine 23,  1912 W.S. Nott Open Cab, 530 gpm pump, 50 gal tank, Apar. Serial# 909  
  • Driver Bill Brittain
  • Captain Albert McCallum
  • Lieutenant George Powers
  • Bill Nease
  • Bill Kenny
  • Frank Correll
  • John Luckman



Photo source: Jack Mersereau

Former Foamite,  1943 Ford Coupe, Apar. Serial# 4080749, Shop# 7205
Shown in 1994 in use as a Light Wagon by the MFD Fire Reserve



Photo source: Steve A. Skaar

Salvage,  1984 G M C Enclosed van, Shop# 7256
Shown later it its career in service with the MFD Reserve
 



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